Cultural Products

  • Xavier Greffe
Part of the Creativity, Heritage and the City book series (CHC, volume 1)


In order to understand the environment of the artist-enterprise, it is important to note that the goods it produces generally have both utilitarian and aesthetic dimensions. This rules out the traditional dichotomy between artistic objects having no functional utility and products or tools that are devoid of any aesthetic dimension. In this context, the term “artistic”, and especially the term “cultural”, should be understood in a wider sense since cultural goods are in demand for a variety of reasons. Besides, the term “cultural products” covers an array of goods ranging from works of art to branded and luxury goods including the events organized around them that have become inevitable today.


Cultural Product Cultural Good Aesthetic Dimension Luxury Good Luxury Brand 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Greffe
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  1. 1.University Paris I Panthéon-SorbonneParisFrance

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